I hereby resolve…

Jennifer LaRue Huget, the “eat, drink and be healthy” columnist for The Washington Post, recently interviewed some of her past …

Friday recipe: a real vegetable (and not pizza)

My teenage kids came home from school recently full of joy over something that made my blood boil: On Nov. …

Friday recipes: holiday treats

This time of year, I find myself fantasizing about colleague Katie’s peanut butter fudge, my spouse’s spritz cookies and the …

Friday recipes: holiday hosting

‘Tis the season of plenty…including plenty of unhealthy eating and mass consumption. I’m not being condescending; I’d be the first …

Friday recipe: squash and apple saute

Linda Gobberdiel is president of the Iowa Food Systems Council Board of Directors; co-convener of the Healthy Urban Food and …

Friday recipe: turkey tostadas

Some people believe Thanksgiving is all about the food – well, in addition to actually being thankful – but the …

Make a change for Mother Earth

About three years ago, a group of DMU students began pushing the University to increase its sustainability practices. They wanted …

Friday recipe: baked squash and apples

I hear more and more talk about the importance of eating “real,” and I’m convinced an important component of that …

Friday recipe: cilantro chicken

I believe good cooks are like artists, and I consider Lynn Rosetto Kasper among them. She’s the host of the …

Friday recipe: roasted root vegetables

Last night I joined other members of the DMU community for a showing of Robert Kenner’s 2008 Emmy Award-winning film, …

Friday recipe: gazpacho

For some reason, my husband’s tomatoes were late this year, so although it’s October, I’m just now getting my fill …

Friday recipe: apple crisp

The weather in Des Moines has been gorgeous lately, the trees are showing their beautiful fall colors and the local …